Braille Bible

Collection ID

BIB.003893.15

Type

Bible - Printed Book

Date

ca. 1900s

Geography

Florida (United States)

Language

English Braille

Medium

Paper

Dimensions

11.5 × 12 × 3 in. (29.2 × 30.5 ×7.6 cm)

Exhibit Location

On view in The History of the Bible, Bibles for Everyone


This Bible is a 1611 King James Version printed in English Braille. It is part of an 18-volume set. This is the fifteenth volume, which includes the books of Matthew and Mark. Bibles like this are produced by Braille Bibles International, who offer them free of charge to visually impaired individuals.

Printed by the Braille Bible Foundation, Oakland Park, Florida. Donated in 2015 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.[1]

[1] Donation received in September 2015 at the Passages exhibit in Santa Clarita, California, from an anonymous donor.

description

This Bible is a 1611 King James Version printed in English Braille. It is part of an 18-volume set. This is the fifteenth volume, which includes the books of Matthew and Mark. Bibles like this are produced by Braille Bibles International, who offer them free of charge to visually impaired individuals.


provenance

Printed by the Braille Bible Foundation, Oakland Park, Florida. Donated in 2015 to Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC.[1]

[1] Donation received in September 2015 at the Passages exhibit in Santa Clarita, California, from an anonymous donor.


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